All B******t – Norman’s reply to Barnsley

All B******t – Norman’s reply to Barnsley

Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite hasn’t minced his words when responding to Barnsley’s suggestion that Vale haven’t replied to an enquiry about Tom Pope.

Barnsley have been linked with the striker despite Vale’s insistence that no contact has been made with the club and a tweet from a Barnsley-based journalist has sparked Smurthwaite’s ire.

Peter Spencer of BBC Radio Sheffield tweeted:

To which Smurthwaite replied with the forthright: